Makos fan keen to witness history

'We showed then that we can beat them'

Rugby history could be made on Saturday when the Tasman Makos take on Taranaki in the ITM Cup final in New Plymouth, and one longtime supporter is doing everything he can to be there.
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Wairau to get MRI

A deal has been struck to bring the country's most advanced MRI machine to Wairau Hospital.

Stalker watched girl for two years

A Marlborough man watched and followed a teenage girl for two years.

Rail line reopens after wagons derail

The railway line between Picton and Christchurch has reopened after a freight train derailed yesterday.

Rare rowi kiwi going home

rowi kiwi Fifty-three rare rowi kiwi are about to reclaim their home in the North Okarito forest near Franz Josef.

Fraudster warning for villages

Retirement villages have a role in stopping fraudsters targeting elderly and vulnerable people, an industry head says.

Toxin prompts shellfish warning

ed kiddle A public health warning has been issued not to take or eat shellfish from Port Underwood, in Marlborough.

100 barrels of beer on the move

More than 100 barrels of 8 Wired craft beer are on the way to their new home north of Auckland.

Drink-driver tried to hide from police

Drinking leads to charge of fighting

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Sponsor offers added incentive

Not content with sponsoring next month's women's triathlon, Jules Taylor is adding an extra incentive for women thinking of entering.

Highlanders pluck Tasman pair

marty banks, alex ainley Tasman Makos players Marty Banks and Alex Ainley have been signed to the Highlanders.

McBeth a tournament drawcard

A notable entrant in the Hunters men's golf tournament will be veteran sports broadcaster and presenter John McBeth.

Fans vow to get to Taranaki

Highlanders boost Tasman stocks

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Brothers in arms for match

Saturday's national provincial championship final will be a special game for Tasman Makos brothers Quentin and Jesse MacDonald.

Voting more than speaking rights

voting New Zealand's competitive side tends to kick in when it comes to contests such as our just-won seat on the UN Security Council

Experience life in the slower lane

Finding a way to slow down and simply enjoy what's around us is something we all should learn to do.

Take a broader view of fashion

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Caught out on a routine journey

They weren't quite famous last words, though it would be a good thing if they became memorable.

Raising a glass to next vintage

Chris Fletcher With a repeat of this year's bumper harvest unlikely, what can wine growers expect in years to come? Wine reporter Chloe Winter investigates.

Davis steps down

Thomas Davis to leave company as part of a major KiwiRail restructuring exercise.

Whale Watch recognised

Seeds of hope in obesity battle

Glenn Vile

Heavy demand for weight-loss pills

Marlborough company overwhelmed by people wanting to try its new weight loss pills.

Chris Fletcher

Haven of peace

In just two years, an empty urban lot in Blenheim has been transformed into one worthy of inclusion on the Nelmac Garden Marlborough programme.

Chris Fletcher

Raising a glass to next vintage

With a repeat of this year's bumper harvest unlikely, what can wine growers expect in years to come? Wine reporter Chloe Winter investigates.


'Smorgasbord of sound'

After months of rehearsing, Mendelssohn's oratorio Elijah will be brought to life in Blenheim this weekend.


The right mix

Classical meets bluegrass in the dynamic duo of Mark Mazengarb and Loren Barrigar.

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